Christmas at the Carlton

The Carlton Restaurant at Scenic Hotel Southern Cross is putting on Christmas Dinner so you don't have to!

Take the mess and the stress out of Christmas by letting us cook Christmas dinner for you and your family. Enjoy a selection of traditional Christmas classics including roasted turkey and leg of ham, as well as modern New Zealand fare including seasonal seafood dishes and fresh salads. You'll also receive a complimentary glass of bubbles on arrival!

Book now so you don't miss out.

Book your table on 03 477 0752 or


Scenic Hotel Southern Cross

Phone 477 0752

Christmas Day Buffet Menu 2020

Adult: $125.00 - 12 Years and Over Child: $59.00
Complimentary glass of bubbles or juice on arrival
Lunch 12pm. 5pm & 7.30pm dining times

Antipasto Selection

Antipasto plates a simply colorful offering of marinated vegetables—artichoke hearts, roasted red peppers and pickled vegetables—salty olives, natural deli meats, rich cheeses and rustic artisan breads.

Seafood Selection ~ On Ice

Fresh market selection of seasonal seafood including Mt Cook salmon, half shell mussels and marinated shrimps served with accompanying condiments

Salad Selection

Tomato, feta and quinoa salad (V)(GF)

Traditional Waldorf and shrimp cocktail salad (GF)

Classic Caesar salad with garlic croutons and shaved parmesan (V)

BBQ asparagus, potato and marinated egg salad (V)(GF)

Hot Selection

Bacon wrapped roasted turkey fillet with dark rich pan gravy

Blue cod fillet with artichoke and red onions (GF)

Steamed coconut jasmine rice (V)(GF)

Stir fried mixed vegetables with ginger and toasted sesame seeds (V)(GF)

Rosemary and garlic roasted gourmet potatoes (V)(GF)

Carvery Item

Whole Silver Fern Porterhouse (GF)

Pineapple and brown sugar glazed champagne leg ham with apple sauce and a red wine jus (GF)

Dessert Selection

Christmas pudding with eggnog custard and whipped vanilla bean cream

Chef selection trifles and rum balls

Fruit cocktail with maraschino cherries (V)(GF)

Traditional Christmas tartlets with a selection of tea and freshly brewed coffee


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